Gaddafi found in hole in Sirte, says fighter (reports of Gaddafi's death unconfirmed)

There are unconfirmed reports coming out of Libya that Colonel Gaddafi has died.

It is thought he was captured earlier today by National Transitional Council (NTC) forces, who say he was wounded in both legs.

A senior NTC official has since been quoted as saying Gaddafi has died from his wounds.

An anti-Gaddafi fighter claims the former leader was hiding in a hole in Sirte, shouting "Don't shoot".

The US State Department has said it is unable to confirm the reports.


Related Articles

Libya's parliament votes in favour of new UN road map

Renewed calls for EU to creat migration channels for asylum seekers fleeing Libya

International Criminal Court renews call for arrest of Libyan officer

More in this Section

Time magazine denies Trump account of interview request

Argentina's president vows submarine search will continue

Tiger shot after roaming streets of Paris following circus escape

Polish MPs vote to phase out Sunday shopping by 2020


Lifestyle

Having fled the Nazis, Elizabeth Friedlander created her own typeface before moving to Kinsale

On the double: Jennifer Zamparelli and balancing a hectic life and baby number two

Trim back for the festivities with these Christmas fitness tips

The 40-year-old charity that ensures no-one dies alone and poor

More From The Irish Examiner